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Spacewalking US astronauts complete urgent repair job at space station, replace dead computer

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength. The two Americans on board, Rick Mastracchio and Steven Swanson, hustled through the urgent repair job, swapping out the computers well within an hour. "Excellent work, gentlemen," Mission Control radioed. The p…